entry level office assistant cover letter template

Entry Level Office Assistant Cover Letter

How do I write a cover letter for an office assistant job? Demonstrate your multitasking, data entry, and customer service skills by sending a cover letter.

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You perform clerical duties as an entry-level office assistant, such as filing and data entry. In addition to answering calls on the general office number, you read, reply to, or forward emails. When necessary, office assistants order more supplies.

How do I write a cover letter for an office assistant job?

Writing tips for a cover letter:
  • Research the company's website and the job posting carefully.
  • Make sure the document begins with your contact information.
  • Introduce yourself and greet the reader.
  • The skills and achievements you have relevant to the position should be explained.
  • Let them know why you're the best candidate.
  • Thank the reader for their time and formally end your letter.
  • Make sure spelling and grammar are correct and that clarity is evident.

Below is a sample sentence on the cover letter template:

Dear Sir/Madam {{Name}},

Are you looking for an office assistant who is:

• Outgoing, self-motivated and detail oriented?

• Willing to accept ownership in carrying out new and diverse office assistance requests?

• Able to maintain daily office operations effectively?

If yes, my resume will definitely interest you.

Having recently graduated from the {{College}} in Office Assistance. I offer my services at your office. My profile may be small in experience but you will find it to be very extensive in qualification. Being in possession of remarkable communication and interactive skills, I am well versed in taking instructions and following them to book. I am equipped with ample analytical skills to proactively judge the office needs and carryout necessary maintenance tasks proactively. My formal training in office assistance has taught me a lot about general office assistance tasks thus rendering me an ideal candidate for the opening. I bring expertise in sorting and forwarding correspondence, front desk handling, task scheduling, replenishing office supplies timely, assisting in staff meetings and carrying out operation and maintenance of basic office equipment. I’ll be able to work better when I know my employer’s expectations better. I would like to see you in person to establish and elaborate on how exactly I intend to utilize my skills and office assistance knowledge to the benefit of {{Enterprises}}. I shall call you next week to obtain a suitable interview date and time. Should you need to talk earlier, my digits are {{number}}. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Yours sincerely,

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Geraldo Robbins(5/29/2023) - GBR


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